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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.More

Kangaroo Bluff Battery

Access

Kangaroo Bluff Historic Site is situated on Hobart's Eastern Shore, only 10 minutes drive from the city centre. From Hobart head east over the Tasman Bridge to Bellerive, then along Victoria Esplanade and Gunning Street.

The Historic Site is open between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm every day and entry is free.

Visitors please note

  • The battery is surrounded by a deep moat and care must be taken when walking around the area.
  • Entry to the battery is not recommended at night.